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Green again

Walter McCarty, who last played for the Celtics in 2005, returns this season as an assistant coach.

 People I’ve known for a long time and worked with in the organization calling me coach is the strangest thing I’ve had to get used to. It’s usually Walter or Walt. Now, it’s Coach Walt.

I feel like I grew up in this city. I love being back. To me, it’s home.

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